In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

Thanksgiving break, holidays ahead, and you’re finally welcoming visitors again? There’s always something fabulous to see and enjoy in San Antonio—so much so that it can be overwhelming to remember all the options available when you’re ready to get...
November is Native American Heritage Month, a celebration that may not seem well connected to San Antonio, but it should be. That heritage and influence helped shape our city. Did you know that San Antonio has the 10th largest...

Coffee, Anyone?

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He runs into her in an elevator and is drawn by her beauty. Their eyes meet and he notices the beginning of a smile. Knowing that he doesn’t have much time before the elevator door dings open, he boldly...
This San Antonio schools guide is a paid listing opportunity, brought to you by Alamo City Moms as well as the many school partners listed. Thank you to our sponsors who made this guide possible! We hope it is a...

Poetic Republic Coffee

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As the fall weather finally blows in, are you looking for that perfect warm-up? Are you a bit tired of those four buck pumpkin drive-thru lines? Want to sit a spell and enjoy your coffee or tea? Maybe even...
Out of the way, pumpkin spice. You’re blocking my view. My sign that it’s fall? Seeing fall leaves and bright colors taking over the trees. Think that’s not possible in San Antonio? Think again! Despite what you hear about...
School holidays—love them or loathe them, they come every fall & winter and remind us how much we love our kids’ teachers. If you’re looking ahead to Thanksgiving and Winter Break as well as Single Day School Holidays (ex:...
This post is brought to you by the City of Boerne. Twice a year, the shops on Boerne’s Hill Country Mile throw an epic party, staying open late, offering fun cocktails and treats—and some of the best shopping around—all taking place...
After a long summer, it’s finally fall! The heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger mix with sweet pumpkin in the air, which just means one thing... Pumpkin spice season is upon us. And if you're like me...
If you have older kids like I do, gone are the days of fun family outings to the pumpkin patch and weeks spent agonizing over the perfect Halloween costume. But the weather is becoming more bearable and you might...
Halloween is just around the corner and there are tons of events around town where your little ones will have the opportunity to dress up and have fun. If you like the convenience of trick-or-treating in just one place,...
Getting a reprieve from the humid summer temperatures last week really helped kick off Autumn in South Texas right and get me in the mood for all things FALL! Hayrides, kettle corn, and exploring a pumpkin patch! Plenty of local...
The sun has set on Summer 2021, and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. Fall is here, and it’s my favorite time of year in San Antonio! We finally get a break from the 100+ degree...
(...But that are worth a visit) New Braunfels is just a few miles down the road from San Antonio but feels like a world away. Summer is a super popular time to visit, thanks to the rivers and Schlitterbahn, but...

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The Life-Changing Practice of Secondhand Shopping

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Have you ever admired a friend or neighbor’s style, marveling at her expansive wardrobe and beautiful home decor? I certainly have while also wondering...